Divestment Resources

350PDX does not offer investment advice. If you would like to explore divesting your personal assets from fossil fuels, please read the resource materials linked below and, most importantly, consult with your financial advisor to see if changing your investments is right for you. Selling your holdings may involve financial risk and have unintended tax consequences. You should also be aware that there may be a more current version of some of these resources.

Video of October 2017 Forum on Personal Divestment: Doing Well While Doing Good

The Carbon Underground 200 – Ranked by the Carbon Content of their Proven Fossil Fuel Reserves

Find the fossil fuel stocks hidden in the mutual funds in your portfolio or retirement plan at Fossil Free Funds

350.org and Trillium guide to personal divestment – Download

CERES letter to the SEC on the risks of fossil fuel investments – Download

Green America –Creating a Fossil Free Portfolio

Go Fossil Free  Roadmap to Divestment

The US SIF Foundation 2018 edition of its biennial report on the scope of sustainable, responsible and impact investing in the United States.

How to free your investment portfolio from fossil fuels from the Guardian’s Keep it in the Ground campaign

Sample Letters

Letter to Financial Advisor – Download

Letter to a Manager of a Mutual Fund – Download

Some Resources on Reinvesting

The Carbon Clean 200

Fossil Free Indexes US

Invest in small Oregon start-ups with Hatch

Solar Now for Oregonians

The mission of NC3 is to help move a significant portion of Americans’ long-term savings from Wall Street to local and social entrepreneurs.